Hello from Wessex, UK

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Dave Samsara
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Hello from Wessex, UK

Postby Dave Samsara » Fri Nov 23, 2012 6:24 pm

Hello all, I've been into Theravada and the Forest Tradition for over a decade, and thought it might be refreshing to share ideas via a forum!
Im a student psychiatric nurse, father of four, into punk and other noisy music, am a regular for puja at Hartridge Monastery, Devon.....
And I'll add more down the line!

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tiltbillings
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Re: Hello from Wessex, UK

Postby tiltbillings » Fri Nov 23, 2012 6:47 pm

Welcome.
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

dheamhan a fhios agam
Damned if I know.

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson

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cooran
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Re: Hello from Wessex, UK

Postby cooran » Fri Nov 23, 2012 7:55 pm

Welcome to DhammaWheel DS! :group:

with metta
Chris
---The trouble is that you think you have time---
---Worry is the Interest, paid in advance, on a debt you may never owe---
---It's not what happens to you in life that is important ~ it's what you do with it ---

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Re: Hello from Wessex, UK

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Nov 23, 2012 9:51 pm

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

:toast:

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retrofuturist
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Re: Hello from Wessex, UK

Postby retrofuturist » Sat Nov 24, 2012 2:55 am

Greetings Dave,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha1:

Metta,
Retro. :)
Through corruption of the Dhamma comes corruption of the discipline, and from corruption of the discipline comes corruption of the Dhamma. This is the first future danger as yet unarisen that will arise in the future. You should recognize it and make an effort to prevent it. (AN 5.79)

"If you stand up and be counted, from time to time you may get yourself knocked down. But remember this: A man flattened by an opponent can get up again. A man flattened by conformity stays down for good." - Thomas J. Watson

Never again...

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waimengwan
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Re: Hello from Wessex, UK

Postby waimengwan » Sat Nov 24, 2012 2:19 pm

After one decade I am sure you have much to share, Welcome to the Forum.

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Khalil Bodhi
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Re: Hello from Wessex, UK

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Sat Nov 24, 2012 3:40 pm

Welcome to DW!
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
-Dhp. 183

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